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Open Radishes

( see also DAIKON ) Technically referring to any of a number of plants belonging to the genus Raphanus and the mustard family, the term “radish” is

Open Raspberries

( see also BERRIES ) A number of shrublike, prickly plants of the genus Rubus have fruits that we call raspberries. Among them are R. strigosus (= R.

Open rice

cereal grain (Oryza sativa) of the grass family (Graminae), probably native to the deltas of the great Asian rivers—the Ganges, the Chang (Yangtze),

Open Rosemary

An aromatic herb, rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis ) is a Mediterranean native whose Latin name means “dew of the sea,” presumably because it was

Open Rutabaga

This root-like member of the cabbage family is widely grown in the cooler parts of temperate zones around the world. Also called Swede, Swedish or


The hardy rye plant grows well in damp climates and temperatures close to freezing, so it is a favorite crop of Russia, Eastern Europe, the UK,